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Gujarat is the sole producer of agate, chalk, and perlite and is leading producer of fluorite (concentrate), fireclay, slica sand, lignite, laterite, petroleum and natural gas and bauxite in the country.  State is the sole holder of country’s resopurces of perlite, 69% of fluorite, 28% of diatomite, 18% of bentonite and 10% of wollastonite.

Important mineral occurrences in the State are agate found in Deccan Trap flows in  Bharuch district; bauxite in Amrelim Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Kutch, Sabarkantha and VAlsad districts; ball clay in  Banaskanthe, Bharuch, Kutch and Patan districts; bentonic in Amreli, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Kutch and Sabarkantha districts; china clay in Amrli, Banaskantha, Bhavnagar, Hamnagar, Junagadh, Kutch, Mehsana and Sabarkantha districts; diatomite in Bhavnagar, Panchmahals and Vadodara districts;  fireclay in Bharuch, Kutch, Mehsana, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surat and Surendranagar districts; fluorite in Vadodara and Bharuch districts; fuller’s earth in Bhavnagar and Kutch districts’ gypsum in Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kutch and Surendranagar districts; lignite in Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Kutch and Surat districts; limestones in Amreli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Jamnagar, Kheda, Kutch, Pachmahals, Porbander, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surat, Vadodara and Valsad districts; ochre in Banaskantha, Bhavnagar, Kutch and Patan districts; Perlite in Rajkot distri8cts; petroleum and natural gas in oil fields  of Ankaleshwar, Kalol, Navgam, Balol and Cambay in Cambay on shore and offshore basins;  quartz/silica sand in Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Dahod, Kheda Kutch, Panchmahals, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surat, Surendranagar, Vadodara and Valsad districts; and steatite in Sabarkantha district.

Other minerals that occur in the State are apatite and rock phosphate in Panchmahals district;  calcite in Amreli and Bharuch districts; copper ore in Banaskantha district; granite in Banaskantha, Mehsana and Sabarkantha districts; graphite in Panchmahals district; lead-zinc and marble in Banaskantha and Vadodara districts; manganese ore in Panchmahals and Vadodara districts;  vermiculite in Vadodara district; and wollastonic in Banaskantha district.

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